Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time (House to Home, Inc.  - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)

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Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

That's really interesting about the altitude talk Joan. I just ask if they have specific areas they are interested in seeing and, if they would like to live close to work.

Oct 06, 2015 04:55 AM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

I believe your question is specific to the MILE HIGH CITY.

What do you tell folks coming to live in DENVER.

I would begin with. You really, really, really need to be a Broncos fan.

Then the lesser thing like oxygen deprivation (shorten that run), extended boiling times and monarch butterflies.

Oct 06, 2015 04:37 AM
John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
Honesty, Integrity, Results, Experienced. HIRE Me!

Same here Joan.  We do have the altitude talk with many that are new to the area and are experiencing altitude sickness.  We talk about all the cool things to see and do and then get down to RE business. 

Oct 06, 2015 04:35 AM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

For buyers that are not familiar with the area, I try to give them an overview of what our area is like and get a feel for where I think they would most likely find a good fit. 

Oct 06, 2015 04:30 AM
Andrzej Niemyjski
Realty One Group - Sun City West, AZ

There are so many thing and I'm assuming you are asking unrelated to real estate and where they should buy their house.  So I would suggest talking about entertainment, that it takes longer to cook things, just things that you have to deal with being at higher elevation but then again buyers will be the ones with lots of questions

Oct 06, 2015 03:25 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Interesting to read about water and altitude.  

Most conversations with relocating clients deals with traffic:  perception - miles versus minutes - the importance of time of day.  


Oct 09, 2016 02:57 AM
Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

I have a full package of info I give my relo clients. Moving to Kauai is a big change for most people. For example I give referrals for shipping your car and household items, and tips for online shopping since some vendors gouge us on the shipping fees but others treat us like mainlanders.

Oct 06, 2015 11:58 AM
Sandra Williams
Capital Direct Funding - West Covina, CA
Private Money Lending in California

I'd probably get to know how their life was in their previous location.  I would especially focus on their day to day activities, like what they like to eat, how often they go grocery shopping and what type of entertainment they like to enjoy.  Getting 'local' advice for where to shop and go for needs might be just what they need to acclimate and feel more comfortable.


Oct 06, 2015 09:33 AM
Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917

In your case Joan, I would talk about how great Colorado is. I have told you that it is one of my favorite states.

Oct 06, 2015 07:27 AM
Mike Rock
Complete Design - Granite Bay, CA
Granite Bay Luxury New Construction...For Less

good point joan, every area has its own quirks. there is so much to learn about a new area. sometimes i try to find out what they loved about where they are coming from, and if they loved it, try to emulate that??

Oct 06, 2015 06:49 AM
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Yes, if they want or need to hear...many of them pertain to the location of the homes they are looking in.

Oct 06, 2015 06:21 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

We don't have to worry about altitude sickness in the DC Metro area. Discussing the time and distance for their daily commute is a major factor. 

Oct 06, 2015 06:17 AM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Good to have someone to guide them through the transition.  My son recently moved to Denver, I wonder if he knew about the water tip.

Oct 13, 2018 07:44 PM